It is a PKI enabled web based end-to-end procurement solution which helps an organization in managing its procurement activities right from raising internal indent to placement of order.
e-Procurement or e-Tendering is a process where the physical tendering activity is carried out using Internet, Information & Communication Technologies. e-Procurement enables the user to electronically procure in lesser time, greater efficiency and without compromising required procedures of the organization.
e-Procurement provides transparency, results in saving of time and money, shortening of procurement cycle, ease of operation to the implementing organization and to the vendors. Government of Gujarat, Industries and Mines Department’s Resolution No: SPO-102005-1407-CH dated 22nd November 2006, to introduce e-Procurement, can be read here.
2. Scope: What does this policy cover ?
We respect your right to privacy. This document informs you about our privacy practices for this Portal as outlined in “Contents” mentioned above. This policy applies only to nprocure.com Portal, managed by (n)Code Solutions - A Division of GNFC Ltd.
3. Why and how do we collect personal information ?
We do not collect any personal information from a visitor to our sites unless that visitor explicitly and intentionally provides it. If you are simply browsing our sites, we do not gather any personal information about you but we automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:
a. The Internet Protocol (IP) address and domain name. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. We use the IP Address to direct Internet traffic to you;
b. The date and time you visited this site; and
c. The web pages you accessed at this site.
This information is used to improve the content of our web services and to help us understand how people are using our services. Our web site logs are not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link them with the individuals that browse nprocure.com
If you choose to register for our services as a Vendor (“New User”), we will request the following information from you in our Vendor Registration Process: Primary contact information (with User Id & Password), Business details, Registered office address, Corporate office address and Certificate selection (DSC Mapping). Please refer to the Registration page for details of this process.
4. Who has your information and our disclosure practices ?
Your personal information is stored in our database which is not accessible on-line and we do not disclose to third party your registration data which includes personal information, combined personal and demographic information, or information about your use of the Portal, except, we may disclose such information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental authority, or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to:
a. Conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process;
b. Protect the rights or property of (n)Code Solutions or its departments;
c. Prevent a crime or protect national security; or
d. Protect the personal safety of users or the public.
You should also be assured that we do not provide or sell information about our customers or web portal visitors to vendors that are not involved in the provision of (n)Procure portal’s services.
Certain types of digital certificates require that we compare some of the information in your registration application to information contained in a third-party database or with some other third party source. We do this in order to authenticate your identity and other attributes and also to prevent identity theft. In certain limited situations, we have contracts in place permitting the third-party database to disclose the information to its subcontractors or affiliates, but only for authenticating your identity and only in accordance with confidentiality agreements.
Your e-mail address that was provided during registration is used by us in the following events to send you system generated e-mail intimations:
Successful Registration, Tender Publishing event, Tender Corrigendum event, Tender Delete event, Bid Submission, Bid Edit or Bid Selection event, Information and Services related matter.
5. How do we safeguard your information ?
This Portal is PKI enabled and your account information is password protected for privacy and security.
To safeguard and ensure security of the information provided by you, information is transmitted with industry standard 128-bit encryption, which is currently the permitted level of encryption in India. The Site also has security measures in place to protect against loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control.
6. How can you edit, modify or delete your information
Except for certain identity related fields essential for accurate & acceptable e-Tendering procedures, like, User id and Company name; most of the other fields can be edited and changed as per your current records, in vendor profile management section.
You may recommend changes to information you would like to be revised or believe they are in error, by submitting a written request that credibly shows the error. If you believe that your personal information is being used for a purpose other than what was intended when submitted, you may contact us. In all cases, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections. See Contact Information section.
A cookie is a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from our server and may either be used only during your session or may be stored on your computer's hard drive.
Cookies are one mechanism for maintaining continuity during a user's visit to our Portal. They allow data to be maintained for your benefit as you navigate our Portal. This is referred to as "session" or "state management" cookie. These cookies go away when you terminate your visit as they are maintained only in your browser's active memory during your session. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.)
If a material change is made to this Privacy Statement and/or the way we use our customers' personally identifiable information then prominent notice of the nature of the change will be posted on the first page of this Privacy Statement and on our home page.
9. Contact Information
We welcome your comments concerning this Privacy Statement. If you believe that we have not adhered to this Statement, please contact us by e-mailing at the contact information provided below. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
Address: (n)Code Solutions – A Division of GNFC Ltd,
301 GNFC Infotower, Bodakdev
AHMEDABAD – 380 054, Gujarat, INDIA.
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